Good Distribution Practice ( GDP ) including Responsible Person ( RP) Roles and Responsibilities Training

We firmly belief that the success of your business and compliance with Good Distribution Practice (GDP) is in the hands of your Responsible Person (RP).

Our one day course evaluates the roles and responsibilities of the RP in relation to current guidelines for GDP for medicinal products.

Courses are run in major locations within the UK, including Scotland. If you are interested in a course nearer to your location then please do contact us, as we may be able to run a bespoke or in-house course for you.


Why This Course?

You may already wholesale medicines, be an RP, or a Pharmacist who has a desire to become an RP in the future. Here are some questions that help to demonstrate why this course would be useful to you …

  • Do you know when a pharmacy or wholesaler needs a WDA(H)?
  • Have you heard of the Human Medicines Regulation 2012?
  • You have a WL or you may be in the process of applying for one?
  • You may want a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the ‘RP’ role?
  • Do you need a ‘RP’ to work with you to train your team? We can come to you if you prefer?
  • How can stop counterfeit medicines getting into my supply chain?
  • Does your GP practice want to apply to the MHRA to obtain a wholesale dealers licence ?
  • Do you want your logistics company to have a warehouse licence?
  • Do you want to map the temperature of your pharmacy warehouse , vehicle or fridge?


Why use us?

PCL RPs, have been both ‘Employed’ and ‘Contract’ RPs for several companies and have a wealth of experience. We provide a personal and bespoke service to fit your needs. We are competitive and will come to your location if required, in addition to our scheduled courses.


Who should attend?

The one day course will benefit:

  • Quality managers
  • Personnel in regulatory compliance
  • Distribution & Warehouse staff
  • Supply chain management
  • Customer service
  • Pharmacy team members who want to wholesale medicines


Learning outcomes & guidance on the following:

  • Familiarisation and understanding of Good Distribution Practice (GDP) and the Orange guide.
  • How to conduct regular audits of your procedures and policies and produce an action plan for any deviations.
  • RP roles and responsibilities, including what can and cannot be delegated.
  • Share best practice, current thoughts and up and coming changes
  • Warehouse standards and compliance with the latest GDP guidelines.
  • Management of complaints, incidents and root cause analysis.
  • How to deal with a drug alerts and dummy recalls.


Expert Advice

Present at this course will be the sales manager from Tutela, to present their range of validated temperature monitoring equipment and software. She will discuss temperature mapping and monitoring of warehouses, vehicles and pharmacies. She will also demonstrate their software and reports generated by their equipment.


Training Schedule:


0930 – 1000  Arrival and coffee

1000 – 1200  G D P and RP ‘Roles and Responsibilities’

1200 – 1300  Temperature Mapping, Monitoring & Validation

1300 – 1400  Lunch and learn from each other

1400 – 1445  Audits of procedures, policies, up and coming changes.

1445 – 1500  Coffee

1500 – 1645  QMS, Management of incidents & complaints & inspections

1645 – 1700  Insight into buying and selling medicines



Here are some kind words from attendees of previous RP training courses …

I am new to GDP and the trainer was very patient with my endless questions and answered them all with rounded practical answers that i can take back to my workplace and implement.

Shirley Clifton – Ashford and St Peters Hospital

GDP/RP Training

A lot of valuable information to digest.

Thank you

Anna Drys – Oxford Hospital

GDP/RP Training

Well structured and presented course. Puveshni was very knowledgeable in the field and benefited from her experience.

Abdirahamn Sheikh – Irmaan

GDP/RP Training

Lots of information and keeps you engaged.

Isatec on site training – Abbey Tullett

GDP/RP Training

Very impressed, covered the majority of topics.

James Weston – Orderline

GDP Training

Very informative. Thank you.

Katie Wenlock - Link Medical

I have really enjoyed the training. Zul is a very good communicator and very approachable. 🙂

Sonia Garcia Scriano - Caligorrx

Informative and enjoyable. Lots of new avenues identified as resources. Thanks!

Chrissie Sharman - Caligorrx

The day was fun and I enjoyed the review of GDP requirements!

Nancy Nielson from Idis

Very good informative trainer, excellent delivery on a rather dull topic. Kept our interest well which helped with learning. Jackie answered every questions I had. Thank you

Ross Johnston from Survitec


Discounts may be available for group bookings and also for existing customers.

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